10 Healthy Food Trucks in Los Angeles

Food trucks are all the rage in L.A.!

Need a healthy lunch on the go? Then check out L.A.’s incredible food truck scene. Stationed at various locales throughout the city, from the sidewalks that border busy office buildings to the parking lots of weekly farmer’s markets, these healthy food trucks deliver with fresh, delicious, and altogether unique fare that breaks the mold when it comes to super-fast food.

Dive into a pate full of vegan tacos, bite into a steamed bun, or start the day with hearty breakfast bowl. In L.A., where healthy food is always celebrated, your next healthy meal may be waiting just around the corner.

1. Plant Food for People
Price range:
Location: Varies
Try this: The jackfruit taco is a must, so top it with zippy chipotle mayo or fresh salsa for a super healthy – and tasty – meal on the go.
Description: Plant Food for People is on a mission to change the way people think about fast food, and considering the vast raves that the vegan community is heaping upon this small food truck/food stand, this goal is clearly within reach. With a selection of jackfruit tacos and cool, rotating toppings, Plant Food for People will make anyone a newfound fan of fresh, vegan tacos.

2. Amazebowls
Price range: $
Location: USC // Jefferson & Hoover, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Try this: The classic Amazebowl with Acai, strawberries, bananas, blueberries, almond milk and agave is a tasty, fruity concoction that tastes more like a dessert parfait than a healthy breakfast.
Description: Want to feel amazing before a big test or a full day at the office? Then seek out this cool little food truck that’s often spotted by the USC campus, and which specializes in powerful breakfast bowls and smoothies that are loaded with enough nutrients to last a full day.


3. Greenz on Wheelz
Price range: $
Location: Varies
Try this: The veggie salad with fresh avocado, mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes, chick peas and a selection of other fresh vegetables is delightfully colorful and filling.
Description: With a selection of fully loaded salads and satisfyingly gooey melts, patrons can make a quick meal that’s as healthy or as indulgently filling as they please. The salads are huge and topped with an abundance of fresh veggies, nuts and cheeses, ensuring that patrons will enjoy these greens to the fullest.

4. Salads Galore Truck
Price range: $
Location: Corner of Balboa and Ventura, Los Angeles, CA 91316
Try this: Go for the turkey sandwich, which is piled high with fresh deli-cut turkey, or opt for the vegetarian – a stack of cucumbers, avocado, sprouts, and other hearty toppings.
Description: As the name aptly suggests, there are certainly salads galore to be found at this Encino staple, but avid fans claim that this truck also serves up some of the best filling sandwiches on the block. Loaded with fresh meats and veggies, a quick lunch can be a hearty affair with completely satisfying results.

5. The Pokey Truck
Price range: $
Location: Varies
Try this: The Power Pokey burrito with eel, snow crab, spicy tuna, cucumber, and sushi rice is a food truck delicacy that arguably can’t be found anywhere else.
Description: This chic LA food truck specializes in Japanese and Hawaiian wraps, which makes it one of the most uniquely diverse eateries on the food truck scene. With burritos that are stuffed into soy paper or tortillas, as well as fresh rice bowls and sides, health-conscious patrons can sample a world of flavors while enjoying a collection of low-carb, gluten free fare.

Yalla Truck

Photo Credit: Elnaz S.

6. Yalla Truck
Price range: $
Address: 900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Try this: The classic Yalla with red cabbage salad and falafel is a time-tested favorite with devout Yalla fans.
Description: When it comes to deft flavors and healthy fare, it’s hard to beat Mediterranean food, which is just one of the reasons why the Yalla Truck has a following among LA’s health-conscious diners on the go. Dive into a stuffed pita or one of the many varieties of falafel sandwiches for a delightful meal that’s packed with flavor.

7. Kogi BBQ Verde Truck
Price range: $
Location: 305 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Try this: The tofu taco is delicious and quite a steal at just $2.29 a pop.
Description: Kogi BBQ Verde serves up Korean style barbecue tacos, and has developed quite the following in its 6 years of operation. Very budget-friendly and unique, patrons can easily create a healthy meal by opting for vegan, chicken, or even calamari versions of this truck’s classic tacos and burritos.

8. The Bun Truck
Price range: $
Location: 151 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Try this: The tempura veg with fried avocado, cucumber, carrot and ginger miso dressing is divine, but avid fans attest that newbies have to splurge and try the duck fat fries – a one-of-a-kind Bun Truck staple that is definitely worth the extra calories.
Description: Traditional food truck grub gets a little bit of a healthy makeover at The Bun Truck, a gourmet food truck that serves unique Korean-Mediterranean Fusion cuisine in the form of fresh steamed buns, sandwiches and sides.

9. Green Truck
Price range: $
Location: Varies, check website or Twitter!
Twitter: @greentruck
Try this: The Vegan Burger is made with mixed veggies, topped with greens, and finished off with a vegan special sauce! And the Superfood Salad Bowl is brimming with kale, quinoa, avocado, hemp seed, and goji berries.
Description: The Green Truck is truly green! This eco-friendly food truck is powered by recycled vegetable oil from its own kitchen! And this truck offers menu items that are organic and locally sourced. From burgers and sandwiches to salads and healthy bowls, this food truck has something for every eco-conscious diner!

10. Sunny Vibrations
Price range: $
Location: Varies, check website or Twitter!
Twitter: @SunnyVibration1
Try this: This truck’s vegan smoothies are made with loads of fruits and veggies, and are flavored with only natural sweeteners.
Description: This vegan-friendly food truck runs on solar power and encourages its diners to think mindfully about what they eat and where their food comes from. Their smoothies, desserts, bowls, and wraps are all made creatively, using vegan ingredients to won’t leave you craving meat or dairy!

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